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May
5
Fri
Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny Webcast
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Join the live webcast!  “Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny” is the topic of a free public symposium hosted by the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) and the Kavli Institute for Brain & Mind (KIBM) on Friday, May 5th (1:00-5:30 pm PT), co-chaired by Daniel Geschwind (UCLA School of Medicine) and Isabelle Peretz (Univ of Montreal).

The human mind is one of the features that makes our species unusual, and any narrative of our origins must include explanations for how our mental facilities were generated by genetic and cultural evolutionary processes.  Comparative studies with other species and direct studies of how the typical human brain creates the mind are valuable approaches.  However, many useful clues can also be gleaned from studying extraordinary variations of the human mind.  This symposium brings together experts who have pursued in-depth explorations of some of these variations.

Access the live webcast here on May 5:
https://carta.anthropogeny.org/events/extraordinary-variations-human-mind-lessons-anthropogeny

Nov
30
Fri
Beta Analytic’s First Ever Carbon-14 Date Raffle
Nov 30 all-day

Radiocarbon Date Raffle

To support young researchers around the world, we are giving away vouchers for five AMS dates.

Eligibility: Open to all undergrad and postgrad researchers

Allowed number of entries per student: 1

Selection Process: Random Draw

Number of Winners: 5 (1 student from a university in Europe, 1 in Asia Pacific, 1 in Africa, 1 in South America and 1 in North America)

About the Prize:

Prize: 1 standard AMS date worth US$595 (standard turnaround time of 14 business days, valid until December 31, 2019)

Vouchers are non-transferrable.

Winners are required to show proof of enrollment for any semester in 2018.

Important Dates:

Deadline to join: November 30, 2018

Announcement of winners: December 10, 2018

Winners will be notified by email on December 10, 2018. This page will also be updated to add the names of the 5 winners.

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